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Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers

Apr 14, 2014 Press Release

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced a grant opportunity to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural producers...

Thompson Legislation to Improve Military Mental Health Evaluations Introduced in Senate

Apr 9, 2014 Press Release

Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) introduced the Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers (MEPS) Act, companion legislation...

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Affordable energy is vital to our economy and national security. High energy costs slow job growth, increase the costs to industries and of products, and squeezes household budgets.

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Education serves an important role in both our lives and in our society. Working to ensure access to high quality and affordable education for more students, including those in our rural communities, has been a fundamental priority of mine in Congress...

Thompson Pushes Bill to End Dragnet Collection of Americans' Phone Data, Add Meaningful Oversight of Surveillance Programs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced his support for H.R. 3361, the USA FREEDOM Act, a bill to restore Americans’ privacy rights by ending the government’s dragnet collection of phone records and requiring greater oversight, transparency, and accountability...
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Inspector General Grants Request Made by Thompson for Investigation of Contoversial Medicare Procurement Program

"While certainly not an everyday occurrence, sometimes Congress actually gets things done. As an example, a congressional request has led the OIG to conduct a limited, four-state review of CMS's competitive bidding program..."
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Thompson Launches Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, joined by advocates from the disabilities community, today held a press conference for the unveiling of the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013, legislation to remove current barriers that prevent individuals with disabilities from independently creating a special needs trust...
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Stars and Stripes News: Thompson law offers hopes for better access to specialists, lower health costs

"The act cuts through legal red tape and allows DOD-contracted healthcare providers to treat patients in other states. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., father of an Army staff sergeant deployed in Afghanistan, sponsored the bill. The STEP Act will increase the number of doctors and counselors available to active-duty service members..."
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